We especially want to thank all our partners. Only by your support it has been possible to realize the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2017 in Berlin. From partnerships of individual artistic light installations, over illuminating of own buildings, up to sponsors and partners of the entire organization! We have always experienced active participation and support. We are really happy about the great commitment to our work from all festival-partners!

A special thank you to our Presenter and strategic Partner:


In the sector of sustainable energy, E.ON counts to the worldwide leading companies. Around 33 million clients obtain electricity and gas from E.ON. Within the partnership the 3rd FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Mapping competition takes place under the motto “Creating Tomorrow”.


See the world through children’s eyes and discover its magic anew – this is what everybody will be able to enjoy by visiting  the Humboldt University during this years FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS in Berlin: Main Partner McDonald’s presents the illumination on the facade of the building and invites to an audio-visual voyage of discovery in a particular kind. More info


Netflix, with 104 milllion members in more than 190 countries, who daily watch more than 125 million hours of movies and original series, documentations and movies amongst them-, is the biggest internet-tv provider worldwide. Members can stream indefinitely series and movies at any time, any place and on any internet-abled mobile device, without making binding commitments. The replay of the chosen titles without advertising can be started, stopped and continued at any time.


Triumph belongs to the worldwide biggest producers of intimate apparel. With its main brands Triumph® and sloggi® the company sells its products to more than 120 countries. Triumph delivers to 40.000 wholesale clients and sells its products to 3.600 controlled sales outlets aswell as over various own online shops. The Triumph group with 25.000 employees achives a turnover of 1.58 billion CHF (2016). The enterprise is member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

National Geographic

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture of the National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox, publishes worldwide premium content to the topics of science, adventure and scientific research. NGP unites the channel National Geographic und Nat Geo Wild with the other channels of National Geographic like the National Geographic magazin, National Geographic studios, digital media und social media platforms, books, maps, children’s media aswell as activity like journeys, events, archives and license- and e-commerce business.

Staatsoper Unter den Linden

The state opera is back in its parent company Unter den Linden! Fundamentally redeveloped and technically on the newest standard, the opera takes back its top position in Europe. In opera and concerts it distinguishes itself from all others through its unique objectives, which extends from baroque over central works of classic, romantic and modern literature to premieres of contemporary compositions. The advance sale of tickets for the season 2017/18 starts on the 7th October.


Nikon was established in Japan in 1917. Today the company is international market leader for digital precision optics with a strong brand presence around the globe. With its award-winning product range, which comprises entry-level cameras and professional digital reflex cameras and many more, Nikon constantly sets new standards regarding efficiency and product design.


Germania is an independant german airline. They have flights under their own brand name with an increasing amount of directly bookable flight connections. At the same time the airline carries out numerous flights on behalf of renowned tour operators. The program of Germania is completed by the supply of Ad-hoc-Charter, Wetlease- and Event-flights. Additionally the airline flies factory shuttle on the authorisation of european corporate groups.


The Askania Werke AG was established in 1871 as Bambergwerke in Linienstraße 185 (close to Hackesche Höfe) and renamed in 1912 to Askania Werke AG. 2004 a legally independent Askania AG was founded, which produces mechanic watches, especially pilot watches, on the basis of historical patterns. Recently they produce writing implements under the naming flight recorder, too.


Since nearly 100 years the family-owned business Rausch stands for experience, care and innovation for the production of high quality and excellent chocolate. The basic values of the old-established business never made compromises regarding quality or sustainability. Managing director Robert Rausch runs the company, toghether with his father Jürgen Rausch, in the 5th generation now.

Botschaft der Republik Singapur

The embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Berlin supported actively over many years the varied exchange between Germany and Singapore. Since 2015 the embassy takes part in the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. This year the embassy announced an international competition in collaboration with the the management of the festival.

Bankhaus Löbbecke

In 1761 the banking house brothers Löbbecke & Co. in Braunschweig came from commodities trading which dealt with transaction of goods. Over the years the house established as a private bank with main emphasis in privat banking and moved its headquater to Berlin. As a branch office of the private bank M.M. Wartburg & CO in Hamburg, the banking house Löbbecke stays at the side of their clients with the full range of services of a general bank.

GESOBAU AG im Märkischen Viertel

The GESOBAU AG is one of the leading housing associations in Berlin. More than 100.000 offered appartments are home to the people. Besides they pass on their experience to tenants, owners, and entrepreneurs of the capital city. GESOBAU, in the north of Berlin, is a competent landlord and with the subsidiary aktiva a service provider in demand. GESOBAU welcomes you to the “Märkisches Viertel” and presents itself as creative and diverse as its residents.


„We know Berlin.“ In accordance to the motto the Berlin tourism and congress GmbH, which acts under the name visitBerlin, rushes around since 1993 for the tourism and congress metropolis Berlin. With new ideas they accompany visitors and residents through the diversity of Berlin and establish Berlin sustainably as one of the most attractive destinations worldwide.

Deutsche Funkturm

The “Deutsche Funkturm” is part of the german Telekom group, where it concentrates all its activities around radio stations. Roofs, poles and towers are used as radio stations. “Deutsche Funkturm” aquires, plans, realizes, runs and markets with over 700 employees 27.000 radio stations for all mobile communications, directional radio and broadcasting.

Berliner Fernsehturm

As the highest building the Berlin TV tower is the landmark of the city. From 203 meters (panorama floor & bar) or 207 meters height (restaurant Spere) you have a unique and unforgettable overview over the whole city with all its attractions. The 360° panorama is definetly a highlight and worth a visit, but until today the famous round bowl is a unique architecture too.

Hotel de Rome

The Hotel de Rome celebrated its 10th anniversary this year! It belongs to the Rocco Forte group and with its own individual style it reflects the authentic character of the city. The love to the detail makes the steadily growing familiy-owned business to a hotel, which welcomes their guests in a naturally warm-hearted way.

Potsdamer Platz

The “Potsdamer Platz” is placed in the city center and marks a junction between the quarters “Mitte” and “Tiergarten”. The space borders to “Leipziger Platz” at the east and is situated between the eastern inner city and the new western part of Berlin. Until the end of the second world war “Potsdamer Platz” belonged to the most frequented places of Europe. Already in 1924 one of the first traffic lights was build up there which still is there to be found. This place is the attraction of Berlin.

MICHELI Assekuranz Kontor e.K.

The “MICHELI Assekuranz Kontor e.K.” is a reliable partner for insurance and provisions. They are by your side for qualified and understandable consultation. With many years of experience the team offers comprehensive care and fast claims settlement. They take a big selection of insurance- and provision-solutions in private and commercial sector for granted.


Under the brand “Genusskombinat” extraordinary locations, premium caterings and professional event planning are combined.


Enjoy together being healthy is the motto of Ki-Nova. The guests can discover a small and green oasis full of healthy bowls and superfoods. During the Festival of Lights visitors can enjoy the “Master of Lights” cocktail.


Welcome to Berlins place of birth. The Nikolai quarter is the cradle of Berlin, the historic core. As a romantic old town and creative quarter it fills the visitors with enthusiasm. Every day is an experience. Many events like the “Nikolai-Festspiele” provide a varied programm. Besides the oldest church, the shortest alley, the biggest gastronomical density of Berlin with 30 localities, 5 museums and 40 individual small shops. Stroll through pedestrian zones, relaxed shopping and forgetting the time at Spreeufer…
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Zander & Partner

Zander & Partner Event-Marketing is an international working agency for live communication. With specialisation for city and tourism marketing, story telling, content marketing as well as conceptual design and implementation of festivals, especially 3D video mappings with content development. Since its foundation as event agency in 1992 the expertise of Zander & Partner Event-Marketing improved further with productions in cities, quarters and for trades. Our heart beats for Berlin. Light and music are our subjects.
We are proud to be initiator and producer of the Berlin Festival of Lights since 2005 and take the light from Berlin around the world to other cities and metropolises.

3D YourBody | Berliner Zeitung │ BIM │ BMBF │ Botschaft der Republik Singapur | Botschaft der Vereinigten Staaten │ Botschaft des Staates Israel | Bundespräsidialamt │ Digital Projection │ Ergo│ Europäische Kommission │Freiberger Spreebogen │ Funkturm│ Galerie „Kunstwerk“ |Genusskombinat │ Humboldt Universität │ IG POP │Ki-Nova Restaurant │ Little Big City │ Marienkirche │ Microsoft │ M.M.Warburg & Co K.G. | MoMa │ Muddastadt GmbH│ Nikkus │ Nikolaiviertel e.V. │ rbb │ SmartE-Motion │ Stadtwerke │ Tapetenfabrik Rasch | Tectum Security │The Voice of Germany │ TV Turm Gastronomiegesellschaft │ ZDF │

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